Q: Car wobbles in the rear.

asked by on January 13, 2016

I have a wobble in the rear. I already put new tires on and had the rims balanced. I'm thinking that I could have a bad or bent rim.

You could have a bent rim or a bent hub. I would have the rim and hub checked to see which one is bent. I would recommend having a mechanic, like the certified ones at YourMechanic, come and check it out for you to see what is causing the problem.

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